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Company nameRolex SA
Company typePrivate
IndustryWatch manufacturing
FoundedLondon, England, UK (1905)
Founder(s)Hans Wilsdorf, Alfred Davis
Key peopleGian Riccardo Marini (CEO)
ProductsWristwatches, accessories
Revenue£ 1.75 billion (2003)
US$ 3 billion (2003)
CHF 3.02 billion (2003)

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Rolex SA is an Swiss watchmaking manufacturer of high-quality, luxury wristwatches. Rolex watches are popularly regarded as status symbols and BusinessWeek magazine ranks Rolex No.71 on its 2007 annual list of the 100 most valuable global brands. Rolex is also the largest single luxury watch brand, producing about 2,000 watches per day, with estimated revenues of around US$3 billion (£1.75) (3.02 CHF billion) (2003 figures).

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